Cyber Safety

Keeping students safe online is undoubtedly a shared responsibility between schools and families. Therefore we strongly encourage you to keep your parents informed at every possible opportunity. This issue we have an A4 info page you can add to your school newsletter to ensure you are supporting the important partnership. This edition the focus is…

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MANAGING SCREEN TIME

During this COVID-19 period, children (& adults) have been inevitably increasing their time on screens. Although necessary at times, many parents feel overwhlemed with the management of screen time in their homes. Our resident psychologist and cyber safety presenter, Carley McGauran, has written an insightful and empowering piece that you can share directly with your…

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Flaming Galah!

There is a new galah on the scene and it’s not flaming, but Tweeting! The Tweeting Galah & The Surfing Penguin are sensationally clever picture story books written to support primary schools to teach cyber safety. These two books are written by a West Australian educator, Kim Maslin, who has managed to weave contemporary digital…

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Get Internet Awesome

As we immerse our students in the riches of digital learning, it is imperative that we keep cyber safety/digital citizenship at the forefront. If you teach Grades 3-6, then Be Internet Awesome is a must. The lessons are structured within the framework of five key positives behaviours: Smart, Alert, Strong, Kind & Brave. Each module…

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Get Lost

Upper primary cyber citizenship resources were in need of a fresh look and that’s exactly what the Office of the eSafety Commissioner released in July 2018. Suitability: Grade levels 5-8 What’s it all about: Unlike other cyber safety resources for upper primary, it is not focused on stranger danger, spam emails and online privacy (topics…

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